Pictures from the Lebanese War by Pulitzer Prize-winning Photographer Bill Foley

I'm always on the lookout for pictures from the Lebanese Civil war and my latest finding is Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Bill Foley. I remember seeing a couple of Foley pictures online in past years but I never looked at his website for some reason. Foley's work was included in a number of books and was shown in museums and galleries in New York, Cairo, Beirut and numerous cities in Europe. Foley's portfolio includes three albums…

Hunting Cartridges Cleanup in Amaz and Eghbeh

Every year, around 25 million shots are fired in Lebanon and the majority, if not all cartridges, are left behind by hunters in forests and mountains. Hunting cartridge is extremely harmful to nature especially the plastic type that could take hundreds of years to decompose and harm crops as well as groundwaters and rivers. For that sake, Live Love Volunteer, Live Love Beirut's Volunteering program, organized a cleanup day with their program partner Live Lebanon…
Lebanon

Public Works & Transport Minister Promised to Reopen Rene Mouawad Airport by Next Year

1 month ago
Public Works and Transport Minister Youssef Fenianos promised a couple of months ago pilgrims traveling to Mecca that they will be able to depart from the renovated Rene Moawad airport by next year. Back in ...
Fun

And The Award For “Dumbest Disguise” on a Lebanese TV Shows Goes to …

1 month ago
Most of the drama shows on local TVs are an insult to our intelligence. They’re poorly produced and are just there to fill air time. Even when there are decent producers involved, the acting is ...
Lebanon

Tonga Defeats Lebanon by ONLY 2 Points to Reach Rugby League World Cup Semi-finals

1 month ago
Lebanon may have lost their quarter final game against Tonga but they’ve produced one of the best performances of any team in the competition so far and some are even saying they were robbed of ...
Lebanon

Electronic Ban lifted onboard MEA’s flights bound to London

2 months ago
Middle East Airlines just announced today to all its passengers that the ban on the carriage of larger phones, laptops and tablets in the cabin on-board MEA flights to London was finally lifted. Seven months ...
Fun

If We’re All Paying our Municipalities, Where Does our Money go?

2 months ago
If you want to buy or rent a house, start a business, use your mobile phone or landline, consume electricity or water, you are paying municipalities. Municipalities benefit from almost every service out there in ...
Food

The End of an Era: Roadster Diner Achrafieh Branch to Close Next Week

2 months ago
The first ever Roadster Diner branch is set to close next week after almost 20 years. The Achrafieh branch is closing and getting relocated to Restos St. Nicolas, a food cluster at the heart of ...
Lebanon

Movie Review: “Murder on the Orient Express”

2 months ago
“Murder on the Orient Express” is the newest classic remake undertaken by Kennet Barragh. The movie is the third adaption of Agatha Christie’s novel of the same name. The first motion picture adaptation of the ...
History

A Saudi Warning to Lebanon from 1967

2 months ago
OldBeyrouth shared yesterday an excerpt from an article published in 1967 depicting the reactions of Lebanese officials following a Saudi warning. The warning apparently came after a Lebanese newspapers attacked the Kingdom but the Lebanese ...
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